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Singh: No appointments made

Blackburn's global advisor Shebby Singh says 'there have been no appointments' despite speculation that a new manager will be named on Saturday evening.

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Shebby Singh: Has ended speculation regarding new Rovers management

Shebby Singh: Has ended speculation regarding new Rovers management

Singh rubbished rumours that former Bollywood actor Judan Ali is being considered as a potential coach at the club and says Rovers have a very capable backroom team.

When asked about Ali's time at Rovers, Singh said: "No, he is a guest of the club. There have been no appointments, no signings, none at all. There's rumour and speculation. I'm saying this now, no it's not true.

"We've got capable people (to take training). This club is well run, we've got proper people. Gary Bowyer has been reserve team and U21 manager for two years and he's been at the club for eight years. Terry McPhillips, Tony Grant, they're great guys they've been working so hard behind the scenes. You know people don't realise the good work that they put in. It's been business as usual."

With reports circulating of a new manager being appointed on Saturday evening, Singh said: "I can safely say that that is not true.

"Somebody's decided to be mischievous about it."

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terling needs to be told though that upon entering the Arsenal squad he will re-enact the final scene from Highlander where he will be thrown around a warehouse by cartoon dragons and then be a mere mortal that will only ever spend three to four weeks a season playing football and the rest on the physio's bed. There can be only one.....player available at The Emirates.

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he game changed in our favour when Carrick came on. We were able to play further up the pitch due to having a player who can give and go with the ball and keep possession. Yet barkley made some runs and Townsend scored a good goal but carrick's inclusion and chiellini's withdrawal made the biggest difference to the flow of the game

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o, you've not silenced anyone Andros, i'm afraid. We know you can score a great goal, and it's really handy to have your direct running and willingness to shoot on the bench. But until you can do the other things expected of a winger (beat the man, put a decent cross in, stay wide etc) then you can't expect more than a regular cameo. Wonderful goal though, what a hit! No wonder Buffon wanted the shirt.

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